NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

FROM THE PRESIDENT, MARTIN VISBECK
Summer 2020 has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. Normally, this season is a time for regaining strength, relaxed daily routines, travel, vacation, or deep immersion in science. This year all seems somewhat different… > Read more

ANNOUNCING THE OSM 2022 TOS REPRESENTATIVES
We’re excited to announce the TOS representatives to the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting Planning Committee. > Read more

SELF-NOMINATIONS WELCOMED FOR THE TOS JEDI COMMITTEE
The Oceanography Society invites self-nominations for membership on the the new Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee. The committee will support the TOS community in embracing and celebrating our differences, broadening participation, and creating a culture of belonging. Fill out the online form here. Submissions are due August 31.

TOS COUNCIL POSITIONS ON FALL 2020 BALLOT
These positions will be on this fall’s election ballot: President-Elect, and Early Career, Ocean Social Science and Policy, Ocean Data Science, Physical Oceanography, Biological Oceanography, and Education Councilors. The self-nomination system will be available by mid-August, but you are welcome to contact the TOS Executive Director or TOS President with questions. > Read more

IMPORTANT HONORS PROGRAM DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
FellowsMentoring AwardEarly Career Award | Ocean Observing Team Award

TOS VALUES STATEMENT
The Oceanography Society (TOS) is committed to supporting a community that encourages the open expression and exchange of ideas, free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. > Learn more

OCEAN OPTICS XXV POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2022
Travel uncertainties and safety concerns have led to postponement of the Ocean Optics  XXV conference until fall 2022. Keep abreast of developments on the conference web page.

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OCEANOGRAPHY NEWS

JUNE ISSUE OF OCEANOGRAPHY DELAYED
The June issue of Oceanography on “Paleoceanography: Lessons for a Changing World” is delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check the early online release page periodically for articles from this issue. We will be posting them there until the full issue is complete.  

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS!

Share all of your relevant information on a homemade sensor or instrument so that others can build, or build upon, it. See Oceanography’s Author Guidelines for detailed information on submission requirements.

Teaching from Home?

Need some ocean sciences resources to keep your kids entertained,
but also have them learn something? Check out these resources.

Actually, It’s Phytoplankton

Explore Ocean Ecology and NASA’s PACE Mission.
A podcast for kids, families, and teachers.

Ocean Exploration Trust

Lesson companions to Exploration Vessel Nautilus expeditions and
a library of graphics, photos, videos, and activities. 

Marine Mammal Commission

Learn about the natural world and marine science, particularly marine mammal science.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Learn about Earth’s ocean & coasts, weather & atmosphere, climate, marine life, and much more. 

Schmidt Ocean Institute

Never stop expanding your understanding of the ocean.
Learn about the ocean and marine careers.

Aquarium Online Academy

Virtual field trip of sea life and marine-related education and fun.

Discovery of Sound in the Sea

A variety of resources for students, educators, and others who are interested in the science of sound in the sea. 

MBARI: Science at Home

A small collection of activities and lesson plans from MBARI and
various other organizations that can be used at home.

Planktomania

Discover what lies beneath the surface! Marine plankton plays a
fundamental role in the ecology and climate of our planet.

Te mana o te moana

Links to educational resources focused on sea turtles.
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